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Garage Mechanic A or B


Arnold, PA, US, 15068

Job Function:  Distribution
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  27045

FirstEnergy at a Glance

We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, approximately 24,500 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 5,000 megawatts.



About the Opportunity

This is an open position with West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.


Garage Mechanics perform duties in and around a company garage required to service, clean, repair, inspect, test and maintain all automotive and mechanized field equipment in good operating condition.


The schedule for this position is flexible.





  • Ability to meet job knowledge and skill requirements will be determined by company interviews and tests. Must be able to perform safely and proficiently all the duties of lower classifications.
  • Ability to perform physical work under various conditions including lifting and positioning heavy parts and equipment while working under cars or in an upright work position. Mechanical aptitude for garage work.
  • Working knowledge of company methods and routines applicable to garage work.
  • Ability to prepare legible and accurate records and reports.
  • Meet company standards in regard to physical fitness, personal conduct and appearance, attendance, work performance, safety practices, and supervision required.
  • Possess the appropriate motor vehicle operator's license, be able to operate motor vehicles safety.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle and inspection laws. Employee must possess State Motor Vehicle Inspection License.
  • Ability to effectively apply safety rules and regulations.




  • High School/GED required.
  • Two years of mechanic trade school or five years of recent full-time experience as a mechanic required.
  • Must pass the EEI Construction and Skilled Trades Test (CAST).
  • Class A CDL required.
  • PA state inspection license required; must be able inspect Class 7 vehicles.
  • Demonstrated ability in diesel truck repair preferred; hydraulic and air brake experience also preferred.
  • Experience with automotive scan equipment/computer scan tools preferred.
  • Must live or be willing to relocate during the 6-month probationary period within 30 minutes drive time of the reporting work location.

Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification

Bargaining Unit 


FirstEnergy Human Resources Team